Homeland Security

The Concordia Parish Police Jury has named Vidalia firefighter Timothy Paul Vanier as director of the Concordia Parish Office of Homeland Security.

Jury President Jimmy Wilkinson made the announcement.

Vanier has been with the Vidalia Fire Department since 1999 and presently serves as battalion chief.

Vanier is skilled in office management, team building and supervision, staff development and training, policies and procedures manuals, computer software implementation, report and document preparation, accounts payable and receivable, bookkeeping and payroll, grant writing, incident command, records management, meeting and event planning, inventory management and public speaking.

Vanier replaces the late Guy Murray, who died in July.

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